Light in Motion Awards International Programme Five
The finalists for this year’s Foyle Film Festival Light in Motion Awards have been announced with 42 films in contention for the Light in Motion Awards for Best International Short Film.
Programme Duration: 1hr 28 mins
Please note all films in competition have yet to receive certification. Some films may contain strong language, content and scenes that may be upsetting. For viewers under the age of 18, parental discretion is advised, as programmes may not be suitable.
Ba Guan - Ah Gong
Initially distracted by his western-influenced cousin Tina, Eleven year old Chris eventually discovers that his reluctant mother and his two uncles have decided to pull the plug on his beloved grandfather.
Taiwan. 2019. Dir. Clifford Miu. Dur. 14 mins.
11 year old Kayla has learned to make herself invisible. She is going to have to make herself seen and heard, if she is to prove the innocence of her new friend.
U.K. 2018. Dir. Adam Etheridge. Dur. 16 mins.
Ayaneh, a young refugee from Afghanistan meets Anna one day at a public swimming pool and instantly feels attracted to her.
Switzerland. 2019. Dir. Nicolas Greinacher. Dur. 14 mins.
You Win USA Vacation Resort
A pregnant Chinese girl escapes an ICE raid on her maternity hotel in Los Angeles to preserve her American dream, only to find herself forced to look after a little Chinese boy.
U.S.A. 2018. Dir. Georgia Fu. Dur. 19 mins.
Maria wakes up a prisoner in Frank's house and yet seemingly goes along with his demands. The true nature of their relationship is revealed when some unexpected guests arrive for dinner.
U.K. 2019. Dir. Anastasia Berezovsky. Dur. 10 mins.
There have been set up taxes on pet holders in Russia. The defaulters are wanted by animal inspectors. Raya is a leading professional, she absolutely in love with her
Russian Federation. 2019. Dir. Irina Khodyush. Dur. 15 mins.